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Scroll painting - The Osama scroll

The Osama scroll

  • Object:

    Scroll painting

  • Place of origin:

    West Bengal (West Medinipur, made)

  • Date:

    2004 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Madhu Chitrakar (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Painted in watercolour on paper

  • Museum number:

    IS.57-2005

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

A long paper scroll backed with cloth painted in water-colour with registers illustrating the terrorist attacks on New York on September 11th 2001.

Place of Origin

West Bengal (West Medinipur, made)

Date

2004 (made)

Artist/maker

Madhu Chitrakar (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Painted in watercolour on paper

Dimensions

Length: 410 cm, Width: 55.9 cm

Descriptive line

Scroll painting depicting the events of September 11th 2001, by Madhu Chitrakar, West Medinipur, West Bengal, ca. 2004

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Patel, Divia; Arts of Asia, vol. 45, no. 5, September - October 2015, "Engaging with Contemporary South Asia", p.86, no. 22.
p. 109, no. 2
Rogers, Emma, Arts of Asia "Tales from India: The Art of Indian Storytelling" January-February 2016 Number: vol. 46, no. 1

Production Note

Made in the village of West Medinipur, West Bengal.

Materials

Watercolour; Paper; Paint

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Buildings; Airplane

Categories

Paintings; Bonita Trust Indian Paintings Cataloguing Project

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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